remand

[ ri-mand, -mahnd ]
/ rɪˈmænd, -ˈmɑnd /

verb (used with object)

to send back, remit, or consign again.
Law.
  1. to send back (a case) to a lower court from which it was appealed, with instructions as to what further proceedings should be had.
  2. (of a court or magistrate) to send back (a prisoner or accused person) into custody, as to await further proceedings.

noun

the act of remanding.
the state of being remanded.
a person remanded.

Origin of remand

1400–50; late Middle English remaunden (v.) < Old French remander < Late Latin remandāre to repeat a command, send back word, equivalent to re- re- + mandāre to entrust, enjoin; see mandate
Related formsre·mand·ment, nounun·re·mand·ed, adjective
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remand

/ (rɪˈmɑːnd) /

verb (tr)

law (of a court or magistrate) to send (a prisoner or accused person) back into custody or admit him to bail, esp on adjourning a case for further inquiries to be made
to send back

noun

the sending of a prisoner or accused person back into custody (or sometimes admitting him to bail) to await trial or continuation of his trial
the act of remanding or state of being remanded
on remand in custody or on bail awaiting trial or completion of one's trial
Derived Formsremandment, noun

Word Origin for remand

C15: from Medieval Latin remandāre to send back word, from Latin re- + mandāre to command, confine; see mandate
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Word Origin and History for remanded

remand


v.

mid-15c., from Middle French remander "send for again" (12c.) or directly from Late Latin remandare "to send back word, repeat a command," from Latin re- "back" (see re-) + mandare "to consign, order, commit to one's charge" (see mandate (n.)). Specifically in law, "send back (a prisoner) on refusing an application for discharge." Related: Remanded; remanding.

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